At JWG, through tracking key regulatory bodies including ESMA, FCA, FINRA and CFTC, we have picked up key documents for different legislative initiatives such...

The Federal Reserve Board published a final enhanced supervision rule, known as Regulation YY, on 18 February, 2014.  This regulation implements certain provisions of...

On 18 August 2016, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published two final guidance papers for authorities and firms as part of the agenda to...

The Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), a banking lobby, has warned regulators that new rules must be closely examined to assess their impact on...
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In the post-Easter week, regulators were busy shining a spotlight on remuneration practices in the industry.  We saw the EBA releasing a report looking...
Automated trading, CFTC regulation AT, AT persons

On 24 November 2015, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) unanimously approved a notice of proposed rulemaking addressing several issues related to automated...

JWG analysis. On 7 September, the EU published a statistic showing that, according to the EBA, the percentage of high income earners that have a...

JWG analysis. Last week we wrote about thwarting financial crime through suspicious transaction reports (STRs) in the UK, and the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) concern...

JWG analysis. This month, ESMA published four reports in which they outlined the modifications that they believe are needed to the EMIR legal framework. JWG have...

JWG analysis. It’s only Tuesday and already this week we’ve had some big headlines in the financial services world.  On the other side of the...